Max really wants a pet. His parents aren't so sure. Puppies chew, parrots screech and sharks have too many teeth.

How about a dragon?


Max's parents say that dragons don't exist, so Max settles for a pet worm instead.


Except this particular worm turns out to be very unusual when its back begins to turn spiky and it starts to breathe smoke . . . Dragons don't exist. Do they?


A funny and light-hearted story from much-loved children's author Debi Gliori, perfect for any child who has ever wanted a pet.


With an added cautionary tale about being careful what you wish for.

Debi Gliori - The Bookworm (AGE 3+)